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The 8 Best Tamales In San Antonio

Updated: August 23, 2022

Craving San Antonio’s tastiest tamales? These are our go-to spots for perfectly steamed flavor-packed tamales. Don’t take our word for it - we analyzed millions of reviews from top sites and these are the best San Antonio stores for tamales. If you find yourself debating between tamales verde or tamales rojo we recommend saving time and having both you won’t regret it!

Find the perfect Tamales spot

Victoria Tortillas & Tamales Factory

Mexican, $, Palm HeightsMexican, $San Antonio, Palm Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • SA Current, 2019

    Where to Find the Best Tamales in San Antonio

    SA Current, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 3 most popular spots in San Antonio's Palm Heights neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Tamahli

Mexican, Laddie Place and North WilsonMexicanSan Antonio, Laddie Place and North Wilson
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0
  • SA Current, 2021

    30 essential places to buy your holiday tamales in San Antonio

    SA Current, 2021

Morenita Barbacoa

Mexican, $, San AntonioMexican, $San Antonio
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • SA Current, 2019

    Where to Find the Best Tamales in San Antonio

    SA Current, 2019

Delia’s - San Antonio

Mexican, $$, San AntonioMexican, $$San Antonio
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • SA Current, 2021

    30 essential places to buy your holiday tamales in San Antonio

    SA Current, 2021

Rios Southtown Barbacoa

Latin, San AntonioLatinSan Antonio
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.0

Sarah’s Barbacoa

Mexican, $$, Ridgehaven VolunteerMexican, $$San Antonio, Ridgehaven Volunteer
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0
  • SA Current, 2019

    Where to Find the Best Tamales in San Antonio

    SA Current, 2019
  • CultureTrip, 2020

    The Best Breakfast Spots in San Antonio, Texas

    CultureTrip, 2020

La Unica Barbacoa and Tamales

Mexican, $$, Highland HillsMexican, $$San Antonio, Highland Hills
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Delicious Tamales

Mexican, $$, Prospect HillMexican, $$San Antonio, Prospect Hill
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate these results?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Tamales craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We analyzed 747 lists and articles from top sources like SA Current and Hoodline, 6852 San Antonio restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Don’t bother looking for SA Current - 30 essential places to buy your holiday tamales in San Antonio, Hoodline - Check out the 3 most popular spots in San Antonio's Palm Heights neighborhood and SA Current - Where to Find the Best Tamales in San Antoniowe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Questions & answers

There are 38 tamale spots in San Antonio.

La Monita Tortilleria Factory, Victoria Tortillas & Tamales Factory, and Tamahli are the highest-rated late-night spots for tamales in San Antonio.

Wholesome Eating is the highest-rated vegan tamale place in San Antonio.

Wholesome Eating, Delicious Tamales To Go, and Delicious Tamales are the highest-rated vegetarian Tamale spots in San Antonio.

La Generala is the highest-rated food truck that serves tamales in San Antonio.

Interesting facts about Tamales

  • Think you can handle some tamales?

    The Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship in The Unites States is where Joey Chestnut ate a crazy 102 tamalesof tamales.

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